Harvested from the 3 to 5 metre surf zone, the Diamond Shell is naturally full of plump meat, yielding 28-35% meat to shell ratio.  The Diamond Shell clam has a beige coloured shell with a rich, deep coloured meat and white tongue. With a mild, sweet ocean flavour and a crisp texture, the Diamond Shell is great for a broad range of preparations – both raw and cooked.

Taste Profile

The Diamond Shell is characterised by its sweet, fresh sea spray aroma and clean ‘wild ocean’ flavour. When cooked, the clam exhibits a fresh, fragrant scent of seaweed, with a rich, buttery flavour and a discreet nutty aftertaste.


MEDIUM   Approx 28-32 pieces per kg
PETITE   Approx 55-60 pieces per kg

<45 - 45+
3 - 5
28 - 35%
Meat to Shell Ratio